4th out of 4 books — 2 voters
People Follow You: The Real Secret to Inspiring Your Team to Take Action
by Jeb Blount
Discover the secrets to influencing the performance of the people you leadManagers don't get paid for what they do but rather for the performance of their people; therefore, a manager's most important job is coaching behaviors in order to improve performance. In "People Follow You" managers will learn five easily understood and implemented levers critical to influencing th...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Wiley
(first published October 25th 2011)
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Jul 21, 2013 Garland Vance rated it 4 of 5 stars
Basic premise of the book: people do not follow vision statements, strategic plans, or paychecks. People follow leaders. This little book guides leaders through understanding how to help others follow you. It is a very practical and helpful in its suggestions. While not life-altering, I would certainly recommend this book for those in leadership positions as every person will have at least one takeaway from it.